Facebook decides to shut down the application read the news Paper




Facebook announced on Friday that it decided to suspend the application of reading the news hers “Bieber” Paper on July 29 th, after failing to attract the required number of users.

The company has announced its application Paper end of January 2014, a dedicated application to read the news, a competitor for the application of “Filipord” Flipboard, as it allows users to select the appropriate content to their interests.

On February 3, 2014, Facebook launched a mobile application for the iPhone to allow users to see the news that matters to them with customizable sections, including politics, technology, food, and other topics.

The application Paper has seen a good start, has gained the admiration of many users especially those interested in designing interfaces, but soon the interest in it dropped until it came out from the list of the most Downloads 1,500 applications from the App Store shop, since the month of December / December 2014, according to research firm App Annie.

It is noteworthy that Facebook, which has the largest social network in the world with more than 1.69 billion monthly active users, and 1.09 billion users a day, did not fire a version of the Android operating system from the application of the news hers.

It is noteworthy that last update obtained by applying Paper was in March / March 2015, and that “creativity labs” Creative Labs, an initiative from Facebook has developed a number of applications, have been closed in December / December.

It is reported that Facebook removed the application on Friday, August Storr shop altogether.


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